Laurynas Grigelis

Laurynas Grigelis (born August 14, 1991) is a Lithuanian professional tennis player and a prominent member of the Lithuania Davis Cup team. Grigelis holds the best ATP doubles ranking for Lithuanian player of all time.

Laurynas Grigelis
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Country (sports) Lithuania
ResidenceCosta di Mezzate, Italy
Born (1991-08-14) August 14, 1991 (age 28)
Klaipėda, Lithuania
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Turned pro2008
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CoachFabio Gorietti
Federico Torresi
Prize money$327,684
Singles
Career record12-17
Career titles0
1 Challenger, 22 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 183 (9 July 2012)
Current rankingNo. 295 (1 July 2019)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ1 (2012)
French OpenQ3 (2012)
WimbledonQ2 (2012, 2014)
US OpenQ3 (2011)
Doubles
Career record8-10
Career titles0
12 Challengers, 17 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 132 (12 November 2012)
Current rankingNo. 191 (1 July 2019)
Team competitions
Davis Cup23–30
Last updated on: 1 July 2019.

Grigelis won his first title when he was 18 at a Futures tournament in Wrexham, United Kingdom. On ATP Challenger Tour Grigelis has won 13 titles, one singles and twelve doubles. He won his only singles title in summer 2011 in Aptos, United States. In 2012, Grigelis won five doubles titles. He captured three titles with Uladzimir Ignatik in Wofsburg, Germany, Cherbourg, and Saint Rémy, France, he achieved one title with Rameez Junaid in Saint–Brieuc, France, and one title with Alessandro Motti in Naples, Italy.

Since the end of 2010 Grigelis is coached by Giuseppe Menga.

Challenger and Futures finalsEdit

Singles: 32 (23–9)Edit

Legend (Singles)
ATP Challenger Tour (1–2)
ITF Futures Tour (22–7)
Titles by Surface
Hard (8–4)
Clay (13–4)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (2–1)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 Sep 2009 Great Britain F13, Wrexham Futures Hard   David Rice 6–2, 6–3
Loss 1–1 Sep 2010 Italy F27, Brusaporto Futures Hard (i)   Filip Prpic 3–6, 4–6
Win 2–1 May 2011 Morocco F3, Agadir Futures Clay   Bassam Beidas 6–0, 6–0
Win 3–1 Jul 2011 Aptos, USA Challenger Hard   Ilija Bozoljac 6–2, 7–6(7–4)
Loss 3–2 Mar 2013 Switzerland F3, Taverne Futures Carpet (i)   Martin Fischer 6–7(4–7), 1–6
Win 4–2 Aug 2013 Lithuania F1, Vilnius Futures Clay   Giammarco Micolani 6–1, 6–3
Win 5–2 Sep 2013 Turkey F37, Antalya Futures Hard   Claudio Fortuna 6–2, 6–3
Win 6–2 Oct 2013 Great Britain F21, Loughborough Futures Hard (i)   David Rice 6–4, 3–6, 6–3
Win 7–2 Oct 2013 Great Britain F22, Tipton Futures Hard (i)   Joris De Loore 6–3, 6–3
Win 8–2 Nov 2013 Great Britain F23, Edgbaston Futures Hard (i)   Joris De Loore 6–3, 1–6, 6–0
Win 9–2 Dec 2013 Czech Republic F7, Opava Futures Carpet (i)   Uladzimir Ignatik 4–6, 6–3, 7–6(7–2)
Win 10–2 Jan 2014 Great Britain F1, Glasgow Futures Hard (i)   Daniel Smethurst 7–5, 6–7(4–7), 7–5
Loss 10–3 Nov 2014 Great Britain F18, Loughborough Futures Hard (i)   Maxime Authom 2–6, 1–6
Win 11–3 Feb 2015 Italy F1, Sondrio Futures Hard (i)   Quentin Halys 6–7(7–9), 6–3, 7–5
Win 12–3 Jul 2015 Romania F7, Focșani Futures Clay   Mariano Kestelboim 6–4, 6–3
Win 13–3 Jul 2015 Lithuania F1, Vilnius Futures Clay   Ronald Slobodchikov 6–3, 6–2
Loss 13–4 Aug 2015 Romania F12, Iași Futures Clay   Gerard Granollers Pujol 3–6, 6–3, 6–7(0–7)
Win 14–4 Aug 2015 Romania F13, Mediaș Futures Clay   Dragoș Dima 6–2, 6–3
Loss 14–5 May 2016 Romania F2, Galați Futures Clay   Juan Pablo Paz 4–6, 1–6
Win 15–5 Aug 2016 Latvia F1, Jūrmala Futures Clay   Miķelis Lībietis 6–4, 7–5
Win 16–5 Sep 2016 Romania F15, Brașov Futures Clay   Gabriel Alejandro Hidalgo 7–6(7–1), 6–2
Win 17–5 Sep 2016 Romania F16, Bucharest Futures Clay   Claudio Fortuna 6–4, 4–6, 6–1
Win 18–5 Oct 2016 Tunisia F26, Hammamet Futures Clay   Benjamin Bonzi 6–4, 6–4
Win 19–5 Oct 2016 Tunisia F28, Hammamet Futures Clay   Fred Gil 6–0, 6–1
Loss 19–6 Nov 2016 Brescia, Italy Challenger Hard (i)   Luca Vanni 7–6(7–5), 4–6, 6–7(8–10)
Loss 19–7 Jul 2017 Poland F4, Mrągowo Futures Clay   Alexei Popyrin 3–6, 6–3, 3–6
Loss 19–8 Jul 2017 Poland F5, Mrągowo Futures Clay   Zdeněk Kolář 5–7, 0–1 ret.
Win 20–8 Sep 2017 Romania F12, Brașov Futures Clay   Franco Agamenone 6–2, 6–2
Win 21–8 Nov 2017 Morocco F4, Casablanca Futures Clay   Lamine Ouahab 4–6, 6–2, 7–5
Win 22–8 Nov 2017 Morocco F5, Beni Mellal Futures Clay   Bernabé Zapata Miralles 6–1, 6–2
Loss 22–9 Nov 2017 Brescia, Italy Challenger Hard (i)   Lukáš Lacko 1–6, 2–6
Win 23–9 Mar 2018 Italy F1, Trento Futures Carpet (i)   Maximilian Neuchrist 6–4, 6–4

Doubles: 43 (29–14)Edit

Legend (Doubles)
ATP Challenger Tour (12–4)
ITF Futures Tour (17–10)
Titles by Surface
Hard (12–5)
Clay (16–8)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (1–1)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Sep 2009 Italy F26, Trieste Futures Clay   Giuseppe Menga   Filippo Leonardi
  Jacopo Marchegiani
6–2, 4–6, [7–10]
Loss 0–2 May 2010 Italy F8, Pozzuoli Futures Clay   Daniel Evans   Juan-Martín Aranguren
  Alejandro Fabbri
4–6, 6–7(4–7)
Loss 0–3 Jun 2011 Italy F12, Bergamo Futures Clay   Riccardo Sinicropi   Giorgio Portaluri
  Juan-Pablo Villar
7–5, 3–6, [8–10]
Win 1–3 Feb 2012 Wolfsburg, Germany Challenger Carpet (i)   Uladzimir Ignatik   Tomasz Bednarek
  Olivier Charroin
7–5, 4–6, [10–5]
Win 2–3 Mar 2012 Cherbourg, France Challenger Hard (i)   Uladzimir Ignatik   Dustin Brown
  Jonathan Marray
4–6, 7–6(11–9), [10–0]
Win 3–3 Apr 2012 Saint Brieuc, France Challenger Clay (i)   Rameez Junaid   Stéphane Robert
  Laurent Rochette
1–6, 6–2, [10–6]
Win 4–3 Apr 2012 Napoli, Italy Challenger Clay   Alessandro Motti   Rameez Junaid
  Igor Zelenay
6–4, 6–4
Win 5–3 Sep 2012 St Rémy, France Challenger Hard   Uladzimir Ignatik   Jordi Marsé-Vidri
  Carlos Poch Gradin
6–7(4–7), 6–3, [10–6]
Loss 5–4 Oct 2012 Great Britain F17, Glasgow Futures Hard (i)   Bastian Knittel   David Rice
  Sean Thornley
3–6, 2–6
Loss 5–5 Oct 2012 Great Britain F18, Cardiff Futures Hard (i)   Giuseppe Menga   Bastian Knittel
  Kevin Krawietz
6–3, 4–6, [7–10]
Loss 5–6 Jun 2013 Korea F4, Changwon Futures Hard   Enrique López Pérez   Lim Yong-kyu
  Nam Ji-sung
7–5, 4–6, [9–11]
Win 6–6 Aug 2013 Lithuania F1, Vilnius Futures Clay   Giuseppe Menga   Ivan Anikanov
  Yaraslav Shyla
7–5, 6–3
Win 7–6 Sep 2013 Turkey F36, Antalya Futures Hard   Federico Gaio   Dekel Bar
  Richard Gabb
1–6, 6–3, [10–8]
Win 8–6 Sep 2013 Turkey F37, Antalya Futures Hard   Federico Gaio   Alexander Krasnorutskiy
  Anton Manegin
6–3, 7–6(7–5)
Loss 8–7 Mar 2014 Switzerland F1, Taverne Futures Carpet (i)   Henri Laaksonen   Jesper Brunström
  Frederik Nielsen
4–6, 6–7(4–7)
Loss 8–8 Jul 2014 Recanati, Italy Challenger Hard   James Cluskey   Ilija Bozoljac
  Goran Tošić
7–5, 4–6, [5–10]
Win 9–8 Aug 2014 Aptos, USA Challenger Hard   Ruben Bemelmans   Purav Raja
  Sanam Singh
6–3, 4–6, [11–9]
Win 10–8 Oct 2014 Belarus F3, Minsk Futures Hard (i)   Lukas Mugevičius   Shonigmatjon Shofayziyev
  Andrei Vasilevski
6–4, 4–6, [10–6]
Win 11–8 Oct 2014 Great Britain F17, Manchester Futures Hard (i)   David Rice   Sean Thornley
  Datten Walsh
6–4, 6–4
Win 12–8 Jan 2015 Casablanca, Morocco Challenger Clay   Adrian Ungur   Flavio Cipolla
  Alessandro Motti
3–6, 6–2, [10–5]
Win 13–8 Feb 2015 Italy F1, Sondrio Futures Hard (i)   Francesco Borgo   Sander Arends
  Niels Lootsma
6–2, 3–6, [10–7]
Win 14–8 Jul 2015 Romania F7, Focșani Futures Clay   Claudio Fortuna   Maxim Dubarenco
  Vladyslav Manafov
6–2, 6–1
Win 15–8 Jul 2015 Romania F8, Pitești Futures Clay   Claudio Fortuna   Petru-Alexandru Luncanu
  Lukas Mugevičius
6–3, 6–1
Win 16–8 Jul 2015 Lithuania F1, Vilnius Futures Clay   Lukas Mugevičius   Miķelis Lībietis
  Hunter Reese
7–5, 3–6, [13–11]
Win 17–8 Aug 2015 Romania F13, Mediaș Futures Clay   Claudio Fortuna   Carlos Boluda-Purkiss
  Alessandro Colella
6–3, 6–1
Win 18–8 Oct 2015 Casablanca, Morocco Challenger Clay   Mohamed Safwat   Thiemo de Bakker
  Stephan Fransen
6–4, 6–3
Win 19–8 Feb 2016 Egypt F3, Sharm El Sheikh Futures Hard   Claudio Fortuna   Laurent Rochette
  Thibault Venturino
6–3, 3–6, [10–6]
Win 20–8 Feb 2016 Egypt F4, Sharm El Sheikh Futures Hard   Claudio Fortuna   Tomáš Papík
  Pavel Staubert
6–3, 7–6(7–5)
Win 21–8 Apr 2016 Italy F6, Santa Margherita di Pula Futures Clay   Francesco Moncagatto   Jérôme Inzerillo
  Yannick Jankovits
6–3, 6–0
Loss 21–9 May 2016 Romania F2, Galați Futures Clay   Lukas Mugevičius   Lucas Gómez
  Juan Pablo Paz
4–6, 6–4, [9–11]
Win 22–9 Jul 2016 Lithuania F1, Vilnius Futures Clay   Lukas Mugevičius   Michał Dembek
  Jan Zieliński
7–5, 6–4
Loss 22–10 Aug 2016 Latvia F1, Jūrmala Futures Clay   Claudio Fortuna   Jonathan Gray
  Ewan Moore
6–2, 4–6, [8–10]
Win 23–10 Oct 2016 Tunisia F26, Hammamet Futures Clay   David Pérez Sanz   Benjamin Bonzi
  Mathias Bourgue
w/o
Win 24–10 Oct 2016 Tunisia F27, Hammamet Futures Clay   Oriol Roca Batalla   Tommaso Gabrieli
  Luca Tomasetto
6–1, 6–1
Win 25–10 Mar 2017 Israel F1, Ramat HaSharon Futures Hard   Gábor Borsos   Dekel Bar
  Yshai Oliel
6–3, 6–4
Win 26–10 May 2017 Samarkand, Uzbekistan Challenger Clay   Zdeněk Kolář   Prajnesh Gunneswaran
  Vishnu Vardhan
7–6(7–2), 6–3
Win 27–10 Aug 2017 Liberec, Czech Republic Challenger Clay   Zdeněk Kolář   Tomasz Bednarek
  David Pel
6–3, 6–4
Loss 27–11 Nov 2017 Morocco F4, Casablanca Futures Clay   Laurent Rochette   Amine Ahouda
  Lamine Ouahab
2–6, 6–3, [6–10]
Loss 27–12 Feb 2018 Bergamo, Italy Challenger Hard (i)   Alessandro Motti   Scott Clayton
  Jonny O'Mara
7–5, 3–6, [13–15]
Loss 27–13 Jun 2018 Almaty, Kazakhstan Challenger Clay   Vladyslav Manafov   Kevin Krawietz
  Andreas Mies
2–6, 6–7(2–7)
Loss 27–14 Sep 2018 Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina Challenger Clay   Alessandro Motti   Andrej Martin
  Hans Podlipnik Castillo
5–7, 6–4, [7–10]
Win 28–14 Feb 2019 Bergamo, Italy Challenger Hard (i)   Zdeněk Kolář   Tomislav Brkić
  Dustin Brown
7–5, 7–6(9–7)
Win 29–14 Jun 2019 Parma, Italy Challenger Clay   Andrea Pellegrino   Ariel Behar
  Gonzalo Escobar
1–6, 6–3, [10–7]

Singles performance timelineEdit

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A P Z# PO G F-S SF-B NMS NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.

The table is current through season 2014.

Tournament 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 Career SR Career W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A Q1 A A A 0 / 0 0–0
French Open A A Q3 A Q1 0 / 0 0–0
Wimbledon A A Q2 A Q2 0 / 0 0–0
US Open A Q3 A A Q1 0 / 0 0–0
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0 / 0 0–0
Davis Cup
Davis Cup Singles Z2 Z2 Z3 A Z2 0 / 3 4–6
Career statistics
Tournaments Played 0 1 0 0 0 0 Career total: 1
Hardcourt Win–Loss 1–3 0–2 0–0 0–0 2–2 0–0 0 / 1 1–5
Grass Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0 / 0 0–0
Carpet Win–Loss 1–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0 / 0 1–0
Clay Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0 / 0 0–0
Win–Loss 2–3 0–2 0–0 0–0 2–2 0–0 0 / 1 2–5
Win % 40% 0% -% -% 50% -% Career total: 36%
Year End Ranking 405 199 415 299 303 346

Davis CupEdit

Grigelis is a member of the Lithuania Davis Cup team, having posted a 6–9 record in singles and a 5–3 record in doubles in twelve ties played.

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